International News

Cargo ship runs aground in Solent

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 15:23
A car transporter ship has run aground in the Solent off the Isle of Wight, and its crew are being rescued from the sea, says the RNLI.

Three cheers for the onion

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 15:07
In praise of onions - the world's most widely eaten vegetable

Sam Smith's "incredible, crazy" year

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 15:06
BBC Sound of 2014 winner reflects on his success

VIDEO: FA Cup third round: Best goals so far

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 14:52
Watch the best goals from Friday and Saturday's matches in the FA Cup third round.

Prince's 'sexual contact' denial - the papers

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 14:45
Prince Andrew is on front pages for a second day over Buckingham Palace's denial of claims made in US court papers that a young woman was forced to have sex with him.

Ten things you should know about MLS

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 14:23
As Gerrard heads west - 10 things you need to know about the MLS

Traffickers 'made $3m' on Italy ship

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 13:55
Italian police believe human traffickers made some $3m from 359 illegal migrants found abandoned on a cargo ship in the Mediterranean.

Taylor to face Anderson in PDC final

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 13:53
Sixteen-time champion Phil Taylor will face fourth seed Gary Anderson in Sunday's PDC World Championship final.

Dover Athletic v Crystal Palace

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 13:37
New boss Alan Pardew wants to rekindle the spirit of his playing days as Crystal Palace visit Dover in the FA Cup.

Mexico missing students: 10 more held

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 13:23
Mexican authorities arrest 10 more police officers in their inquiry into the disappearance in September of 43 students in Guerrero state.

Andrew claim lawyer threatens action

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 13:19
A US lawyer says he is planning legal action against a woman who claims she was forced to have sex with him and Prince Andrew when she was a minor.

VIDEO: Why won't Berahino celebrate?

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 13:12
West Bromwich Albion's Saido Berahino appears subdued despite scoring an impressive four goals in a 7-0 win against Gateshead in the FA Cup third round.

First elected US black senator dies

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 13:08
Edward Brooke, the first black senator to be popularly elected in the US, dies aged 95, Republican Party officials say.

US girl, 7, hailed after plane crash

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 12:35
A seven-year-old American girl who walked for help after a deadly light plane crash in Kentucky is praised for her bravery.

Carver wants to be Newcastle manager

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 11:16
Newcastle caretaker boss John Carver says he wants to be the permanent head coach following Alan Pardew's exit.

VIDEO: Gerrard 'excited' about MLS move

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 10:39
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard confirms he will move to a Major League Soccer club when the Premier League season ends, saying he is "excited" about it.

Light aircraft crashes in woodland

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 10:20
A light aircraft comes down in woodland south of the A303 close to Popham airfield in Hampshire, South Central Ambulance Service says.

Israel freezes Palestinian tax funds

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 09:53
Israel halts the transfer of tax revenues to the Palestinian Authority after it applies to join the International Criminal Court.

Non-league trio knocked out of FA Cup

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 09:30
Non-league Blyth Spartans, Southport and Gateshead are knocked out of the FA Cup, leaving Wrexham as the lowest team left.

VIDEO: 80-metre wind turbine collapses

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 09:30
An 80-metre wind turbine has collapsed on a mountainside near Fintona in County Tyrone.

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